Providence Health & Services Staff Pharmacist in Polson, Montana


Providence is calling a Pharmacist (Lakeshore Pharmacy, Day Shift, 0.6 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Fill medication orders to all inpatient and/oroutpatient areas.

  • Provide pharmacy anticoagulation services in anoutpatient setting.

  • Individualize anticoagulation therapy based onindications, concurrent disease states, lab data, concurrent drug treatment,and pharmacokinetics.

  • Provide patient-focused care by recommending,monitoring, and evaluating patient-specific pharmacotherapy.

  • Interview to ensure appropriate patient historydata is documented.

  • Gather information via chart review, patientinterviews, and patient's retail pharmacy.

  • Provide quality patient specific druginformation independently by utilizing appropriate resources.

  • Ensure prompt and accurate delivery ofmedications to patient, while maintaining confidentiality.

  • Review, process and check physician orders andpatient medication profiles.

  • Provide pharmaceutical and drug interactioninformation to the medical staff, hospital staff, and the public.

  • Have responsibility for recommending changes in apatient's drug therapy and capable in interpreting and evaluating physicianorders for the most cost effective, appropriate therapy.

  • Ensure the consistency of quality and standardsof practice.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited School of Pharmacy

  • Current license or eligible for license as a Registered Pharmacist in Montana State

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD)

  • Completion of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited residency program

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialty

  • Prior hospital pharmacy experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 168389